Thousands of people age 30 and younger participate in Rotary programs to learn skills that will help them become future leaders. Youth programs allow participants to discover more about themselves and the world by participating in community projects, leadership training, or cultural exchanges. Young people also learn about the principles of ethics, service, and fellowship that Rotarians exemplify.
North Fresno Rotary Charitable Causes and organizations.
North Fresno Rotary members who donate additional funds to celebrate a professional, personal, or community achievement or occasion
RI President John F. Germ chose Rotary Serving Humanity as his theme for 2016-17. Noting Rotary’s unique ability to bring together committed professionals to achieve remarkable goals, Germ believes that “now is the time to capitalize on our success: as we complete the eradication of polio, and catapult Rotary forward to be an even greater force for good in the world.”
At Rotary's 2016 convention, Randall Feldman moderates a discussion with author David Forward and TRF Centennial Celebration Committee Chair Stephanie Urchick.
North Fresno Rotary Youth Exchange 2015-16
During the recent presentation made by our Rotary Exchange Student, Loula, a number of our members remarked about how little most of our members know about her homeland, Belgium. One of our members, Paul Masquelier, found an excellent YouTube video introduction to the nation of Belgium, that includes English sub-titles. Included in the video are many views of Lieges, Belgium, Loula's home city.
What would it take to change the world? Rotary International is the world's first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.
In a 2012 study by faculty member Alida Espinoza, it was found that approximately 31% of Fresno State students surveyed were found to be food insecure.